Category: Open Meetings Act

Now They Tell Us: Authority to Regulate Public Comments

On April 22, 2020, the Attorney General provided additional guidance on the implementation of Texas Government Code §551.007.  This section went into effect on September 1, 2019 and the sections addressed in the Opinion state: A governmental body shall allow each member of the public who desires to address the body regarding an item on […]

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Below are today’s updates regarding COVID-19 and its impact on Texas public schools.  For additional resources, please visit our COVID-19 page. TEA Special Education and Special Populations Updates for the Week of April 20, 2020 Dean Micknal, Partner The Texas Education Agency reorganized its COVID-19 Support: Special Education webpage last week.  The revised site, which […]

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COVID-19 Guidance for School Districts

We here at Leasor Crass know that school districts are faced with a number of issues related to the possible spread of COVID-19.  The purpose of this guidance is to address some of the more common questions we have encountered. This guidance is for informational purposes only and is not a substitute for obtaining legal […]

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House Bill 3 Strengthens School Safety and Security

House Bill 3 brings major changes to school safety, specifically requiring districts to strengthen active shooter policies and safety plans. Effective September 1, 2023, it is imperative that districts begin to review the new requirements of HB 3 to ensure policies and procedures are compliant in time for the upcoming school year. Security Officers/Facility Safety […]

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